Fred Lawrence Whipple Observatory

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  • Address: 670 Mt Hopkins Rd, Amado, AZ 85645, USA, United States
  • Timings: 08:30 am - 04:30 pm Details
  • Tags: Observatory, Family And Kids

Astronomical wonders can be seen and understood by visiting the Fred Lawrence Whipple Observatory located on the slopes of Mount Hopkins. The research activities of this observatory include imaging and spectroscopy of extragalactic, steller and planetary bodies, cosmic and gamma rays and so on. There are three different elevations and each of them exhibits different equipment. The Summit at 2616m has the 6.5m MMT used for solar system, galactic and extragalactic astronomy. The Ridge at 2340m has the HAT, MEaerth, MINERVA, 1.5m Tillingshot along with the Visitor Center and Public lecture sector. Take a guided tour to know more about the research and the equipments.

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  • Fred Lawrence Whipple Observatory Address: 670 Mt Hopkins Rd, Amado, AZ 85645, USA, United States
  • Fred Lawrence Whipple Observatory Timing: 08:30 am - 04:30 pm
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